Volunteers are the backbone of the alumni community. Through opportunities to engage with Illinois Tech, alumni can provide a positive experience for current students and alumni. Can’t find an opportunity that fits your interests? Email us at alumni@iit.edu and let us know how you want to be involved.

As a volunteer you can engage alumni in your hometown, recruit Hawks to Illinois Tech, or even provide jobs and internships at career fairs, we have opportunities for you! Check out the many ways to volunteer with your Illinois Tech Alumni Association.


Career & Professional Development: Whether you’re looking to find the right place to work or know of a company that would be a great place for other Illinois Tech alumni and students, you have many ways to connect. Career Services is the place to start.


Make a Referral: If you know a prospective student who would be a good fit for IIT and vice versa, tell us about them! When you make a referral, we'll send information and application instructions. You can also join the Admissions Committee, whose charge is to help prospective students learn more about the university.
Help Recruit Prospective Students: Are you interested in helping to recruit the next class of Scarlet Hawks? If so, we would love for you to become an alumni admissions volunteer! This unique opportunity allows you to engage with prospective Illinois Tech students and assist with a variety of recruitment initiatives throughout the year such as postcard writing, phone calls, attending recruitment events, and more. If you are interested in volunteering, click the button bellow!

Fill out our alumni engagement form

You can also:

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Join the Illinois Tech Alumni Association LinkedIn group for networking opportunities and discussions

Participation: Join one of Illinois Tech’s alumni chapters, affinity groups, or the international group. We hope you’ll come back to campus to celebrate your reunion with your classmates and other alumni.

One of the most meaningful ways you can participate is to make a gift to the university. Gifts of any size are a great way to be part of Illinois Tech’s future. You can even sign up to become a Loyal Hawk and give through automatic monthly donations on your credit card.

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Meet your Alumni Association Board

The IIT Alumni Association Board of Directors believes that engagement with alumni is crucial to the growth of the university, and the board works to strengthen the university's ties to alumni by striving to reach and inspire everyone who calls IIT their alma mater.

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Alumni Recognition

Illinois Tech alumni are doing great things and having a positive impact on our society. We do our best to shine a spotlight on some of them through our annual Alumni Awards and our Hall of Fame.

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